Society

How to Create a Liberal Bestseller How to Create a Liberal Bestseller

Progressives can take a lesson from the success of "How Would a Patriot Act?" Mobilize the liberal blogosphere and take an obscure book for a ride on the bestseller list.

Jun 29, 2006 / Books & the Arts / Jennifer Nix

A Killing Machine Turns 30 A Killing Machine Turns 30

This summer marks a grim anniversary of a Supreme Court decision to affirm the death penalty and create a bureaucratic killing machine that puts American justice at odds with the C...

Jun 28, 2006 / Feature / Bruce Shapiro

Shadows Shadows

George Hutchinson's new biography of the mystery woman of the Harlem Renaissance reconsiders both Nella Larsen and a key moment of black cultural history.

Jun 28, 2006 / Books & the Arts / Darryl Pinckney

Mommy Wars, Round 587 Mommy Wars, Round 587

Antifeminists engage in moral discourse while feminists tend to speak in the language of personal choice. But what happens when choice is a bad idea--for yourself, other women or s...

Jun 28, 2006 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Project Corpus Callosum Project Corpus Callosum

The winner of the first-ever Nation Student Writing Contest.

Jun 28, 2006 / Editorial / Sarah Stillman

Chilling the Press Chilling the Press

Did the New York Times violate the Espionage Act by publishing reports of government secret spying program? A controversial essay in Commentary has provided intellectual ammunition...

Jun 28, 2006 / Editorial / Scott Sherman

The President’s Jihad The President’s Jihad

The Bush Administration's jihad against newspapers that reported on a secret program to monitor the personal-banking records of unsuspecting citizens is more important than the ori...

Jun 28, 2006 / Column / Robert Scheer

We Don’t Believe in Politics We Don’t Believe in Politics

If teenagers can't figure out how to participate meaningfully in politics, they will have lost their voice, impact and power.

Jun 27, 2006 / Editorial / Camila Domonoske

Atrophy of the Well Atrophy of the Well

Few of us can now imagine a world without freshwater, but look to the future, when the scarcity of this most basic commodity will profoundly change our lives.

Jun 27, 2006 / Editorial / LiAnn Yim

Wake-up Call Wake-up Call

By adopting the principles of natural capitalism, America can regain its sanity and reverse the reckless use, overuse, waste and destruction of our natural resources.

Jun 27, 2006 / Editorial / Brie Cubelic

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